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The Curious Story of the Limerick

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168 pages1 hour

Summary

This book creates an awareness of the connection between the place and the poem so that Limerick can establish itself internationally as one of the few places that gave its name to a literary form. It packs in a wealth of detail on the origins and history of the limerick, the Maigue Poets, and the various theories as to how it got its name, while also including numerous samples by various authors.

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